Stock exchange firm Nasdaq will reportedly continue with plans that will see them launch BTC futures in 2019 despite the ongoing price slide, according to sources close to the company.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has weighed in with its latest penalty, following multi-agency efforts to bring a fraudulent crypto trader to justice.
The New York Southern District Court has ordered the perpetrator of a BTC Ponzi scheme to pay about $3 million in penalties and restitution.
A CFTC commissioner has warned smart contract developers that they could be held liable for blockchain functions deemed to be "predictive event contracts."
For years, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been clear on its stance—cryptocurrencies are commodities, just like oil and corn.
Two people are facing a slew of charges, including fraudulent solicitation, impersonation and forging official documents in the United States—all in an effort to steal cryptocurrency.
A court in Massachusetts has backed the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in their interpretation of virtual currencies as commodities (and thus within the regulator’s jurisdiction), in the process dismissing a petition from the My Big Coin’s promoters to have the case set aside.
Reports are surfacing that major banks could be fined as much as $400 billion by 2020 for malpractice.
Patrick Kerry McDonnell, operator of Cabbage Tech Corp. aka Coin Drop Markets, has been permanently banned from trading in digital assets and ordered to cough up $1.1 million in fines in connection with a case filed by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
A New York court has found Dillon Michael Dean, a Colorado-based cryptocurrency pool operator, of fraud charges. Dean’s company, The Entrepreneurs Headquarters Limited (TEH) has been the subject of an early 2018 lawsuit by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Phil Potter, chief strategy officer of Bitfinex, has left the cryptocurrency exchange for personal reasons.